Firefighters Climb Against Cancer

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Sixty-nine stories high – that is how many flights of stairs a group of Corvallis firefighters is conquering this weekend at an event in Seattle to fight cancer. On Monday, a group of firefighters trained at Reser Stadium. The group is training for the annual Scott Firefighter Stair Climb in Seattle. On … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Declare Home a Total Loss

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Fire officials are investigating a fire that burned a home on Daisy St. in Springfield early Thursday morning. The first calls came in just before 2 a.m. and police say all five occupants got out safely. The fire appears to have started in an adjacent building and spread to the attic of … Continue reading »

4 Rescued in Basement Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews responded to a fire on the 900 block of W. 8th Ave. in Eugene early Tuesday morning. The first calls came in just after 5 a.m. Firefighters said personal belongings in the basement were on fire. They rescued four people from the home. One victim suffered from smoke inhalation and was … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Motor Home

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene fire crews responded to a motor home fire early Tuesday morning on Baxter St. and Royal Ave. The call came in just before 4 a.m. The motor home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene and it took firefighters about 10 minutes to knock it down. The fire … Continue reading »

Fire Damages Springfield Mobile Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire caused extensive damage to part of a Springfield mobile home. Eugene Springfield fire crews were out late Thursday night trying to put out the flames at a home on Deadmond Ferry Road. At least one person was home when the fire started, but everyone made it out okay. Investigators say … Continue reading »

Truck Driver Escapes Semi Fire

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Several lanes along I-5 northbound were blocked off early Thursday morning after a semi truck caught fire. It happened near Cottage Grove at milepost 174. The semi was carrying loads of water bottles from Sacramento to Woodburn when the flames broke out. It took South Lane fire crews roughly 20 minutes … Continue reading »

Creswell Deadly House Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — South Lane fire crews have identified what they think caused a deadly fire in Creswell Friday. Flames engulfed a home on the 81000 block of Sears Road last night. South Lane fire announced on its Twitter that last night’s fire was electrical in nature. Fire chief, Dean Creech, says the fire quickly … Continue reading »

Abandoned Trailer Catches Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — Police responded to a fire burning an abandoned trailer near Highway 99 in Eugene Monday night. Multiple engines and a truck from Eugene-Springfield Fire showed up to the scene, but only three engines were needed to quickly put the flames out. The initial call came in just after 11 p.m. Monday. Neighbors … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Mobile Home

EUGENE, Ore. — A fire burned through a mobile home in Eugene late Monday night. Fire crews responded to the fire around 10 p.m. at the Shamrock Village RV Park on Franklin Boulevard. The fire was burning throughout the mobile home when crews arrived, but they were able to put out the flames quickly. Those … Continue reading »

Residents In Fire Collect Belongings

EUGENE, Ore. — All residents living in a 40-unit complex near the University of Oregon will need to find another place to stay for the next one to two months after a fire caused extensive damage to the building yesterday. Officials estimate the fire caused anywhere from $800,000 to one million dollars in damage to … Continue reading »

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